By MARGARITE CLAREY Queer students of faith have joined critics of the federal coalition’s religious discrimination bill, saying it undermines efforts to build safe and inclusive university cultures.  Set to prohibit discrimination on the grounds of “religious belief or activity”, the draft bill exempts a person who makes a statement "in good faith” from current federal, state and…
In our final episode for 2019, hosts Emilio and Hannah discuss why Bonds' Christmas ad sent some heteros into a frenzy! Hannah's friend Ellie Figdor joins us in-studio to talk about empowering women in Africa through Sewing the Seeds initiative. And to wrap it all up, the co-hosts review the season finale of RuPaul's Drag Race UK with one and only fangirl Ellaini.…
Emilio and Hannah join the Melbourne Slut Walk to speak to activists about how rape culture compelled them to march from the State Library to Victorian Parliament. The co-hosts dissect Israel Folau's controversial comments about how abortions and same-sex marriage are causing bushfires in Australia. Lastly, Emilio and Hannah talk about a gay teenager going viral for his rainbow slap, before reviewing…
By MICHAEL PATANE An increase in anti-social behaviour near the North Richmond injecting room is harming the mental health and safety of residents and their children, the community warns. Crime Statistics Agency data shows a rise in assaults, robberies and incidents of stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour in the block around the injecting room, since…
Emilio and Hannah dissect whether Margaret Court's homophobic views supersede her tennis prowess. They ask if Paris Hilton's one-dimensional catch phrase "That's Hot" takes on a new meaning when applied to a 15-year-old starlet. Lastly, Emilio and Hannah dive into whether producers are giving popular Queens a leg-up on RuPaul's Drag Race UK. Hosts: EMILIO LANERA and HANNAH…
By GAYATRI CHATURVEDI Providing easier access to community-based treatment is the key to reducing incidences of alcohol and drug-related reoffending, an expert has said. A clinician at addiction treatment centre Turning Point, Helen Pilakis, said there were not enough residential rehabilitation programs in Victoria. “Often when people want to make changes there’s a lengthy wait…
By COBY RENKIN This story is part of MOJO News campaign #HearMeOut to have a Federal Minister for Suicide Prevention appointed * As fire rages along large sections of Australia's east coast, the men and women who did not hesitate in answering the call for help are rightly being lauded as heroes. Bushfires are terrifying and, largely, unpredictable.…
By SHEETAL SINGH This story is part of MOJO News campaign #HearMeOut to have a Federal Minister for Suicide Prevention appointed * “I am calm on the outside, but inside is less than breezy.”  “It’s just hard enough to fit in when I feel like I am a misfit.” “In this world I don’t feel like I…
By EMILIO LANERA  Artists in the Glen Eira area will help beautify their community through a local art project aimed at discouraging graffiti. Glen Eira City council is currently sorting through applications for Signal Box 2020 initiative - a project  where artists will be commissioned to paint 20 signal boxes in the area with their original…
By VIVIAN TANG The alcohol industry has turned to social media to boost sales and Victoria’s youth are suffering for it. Research by VicHealth found alcohol companies were partnering with Australia’s top social media influencers to promote their products, with a total of 73 per cent of Australia’s top influencers featuring alcoholic drinks on their…